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Standing Figure of Isis

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Collected: Egypt
  • PERIOD Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 7/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. (6.2 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.228
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One standing bronze figure of Isis. The figure is slim and crudely done in solid cast bronze. The goddess wears a long garment which extends to her ankles, her hands are clasped to her sides. She wears the Hathor Crown, the tips of the horns on which are missing. The disk has sugffered several nicks. Condition: The surface of the entire figure is uneven, some areas being now a dark red-brown while others are black and slightly pitted.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Standing Figure of Isis. Bronze, 2 7/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. (6.2 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.228. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.228_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.08.480.228_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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